Monday, January 31, 2011

fan girls

gold cage leggings
galaxy leggings (every hipster's dream come true!!!)

This australian designer James does the most awesome leggings and bodysuits ever!
Been wanting to blog about him but every time I go to his page to get the updates, I'm too engrossed to do anything else except ogle.
One thing I like about him is that he documents his thoughts about fashion and leggings and his competition as a designer and all in his blog- here- and it's kinda inspirational for me to read his journey where he starts small and is now getting the fame and recognition that his talents deserve now. Plus he has a sense of humor (Y)

His passion and sleepless nights for his work get me motivated to move my lazy butt to start doing something.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

in love with a daydream;


i hope people don't judge 'cause just i like clothes and shopping and design that i'm some superficial person that lacks depth.

i enjoy seeing a good piece of original idea birth forth from someone's daydream while riding a bus then penning it down onto paper like a rough sketch that may never happen but 'lo and behold- weeks later hundreds of girls are scrambling online for a piece of that gorgeous brainchild of yours because it looks so good and flatters the body and is nothing like no one ever seen b4.

i haven't said it out loud yet but one day...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011



Awesome funny shizz like MLIA. I love websites like these because people are so creative with words like that. Enjoy!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

"And when she started becoming a “young lady,” and no one was allowed to look at her because she thought she was fat. And how she really wasn’t fat. And how she was actually very pretty. And how different her face looked when she realized boys thought she was pretty. And how different her face looked the first time she really liked a boy who was not on a poster on her wall. And how her face looked when she realized she was in love with that boy. And then i wondered how her face would look when she came out from behind those doors."

There's beauty in everyone.
You can discover a person's beauty once you get to know them more. Some people's beauty may not be so obvious that it will hit you in the face but it is something that grows on you and you know you're lucky to have someone so beautiful shining in your life.
Inner beauty trumps outer beauty, to me. Who wants someone who looks good but is actually an ugly witch on the inside?
Plus, looks can be modified so easily these days. How will we gauge beauty next time when everyone looks pretty?
Looks will fade away.. But the true heart remains.

Monday, January 10, 2011


alexander mcqueen ss11
I've been wanting to make a dress like that;
something that looks feminine or floaty or light and contrast it with maybe body metal or leather harness or buckles.

something that shows off the back.

Like a surprise factor when people look behind and it's a totally different design from what they expect.
I love it when a part of the dress makes you take a second look and not have people just brush it off as another dress template blah blah blah.

Can't wait to go hunting for soft fabrics and leather pieces to start sewing!
Now for the most important step: I need to remember how to operate my sewing machine.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

There is a fine line with wanting something and wanting something too much.
Black Swan really blew me away with its story development and how things are not as simple as they appear. It is unnerving at times, I must say.. I was feeling so much for Natalie Portman's character. How she had to learn to react to the cruel world after being thrown into it. This film really shows the competitive side of dance and how the passion to dance well can drive you to the furthest extreme you can possibly imagine.
I guess I really got into Black Swan because as a dancer, you can sort of relate to the need to dance your best.. Though sometimes your best isn't good enough.
Natalie Portman really shows the struggles of facing the pressure to be the best ballerina well.
She really made me feel the pressure too.
(though I'm not as competitive.) One of the best films of 2010, that's for sure.

This is my desktop wallpaper in sch. Frida, weaved hair, 3D butterfly dress? Best.

Weaved hair- stroke of genius.


This is like what a fairy queen would wear. Makes me wish I was a fairy queen.


& lastly, Alexander McQueen's shoes never disappoint. Butterfly flowerland heels!


Alexander McQueen SS 2011
Lots of white in the collection and it was inspired by forests and fields and oh what a gr8 start for 2011!

Monday, January 3, 2011

Moments in words ;

So we bid 2010 with a good riddance handshake and march on with our brave helmet on our heads to 2011.
But while I'll like to get away from 2010 as fast as I can, there was just so so much I've learnt over the past year and things I can take away to help for the new year as well so I decided to make a little list to remind myself and you, too, if you'd like.

This is gonna get rather emotional/personal so if you're not comfortable with all that or just want to read fluffy pieces, come back tmrw and I'll blog about the new spring collections :)

2010 was a roller coaster for me. Like the biggest and wildest and the one roller coaster that makes you feel like you're gonna fall out the ride if it keeps twisting you around without stopping. Oh yeah and makes you all motion-sicknessy and puke all over? 2010 was sorta like that for me. I'm seriously not complaining but just stating a fact that it was not my best year but one thing happened- change. BIG TIME.
(Cried a lot too, sorry to make people like jyings carol andy justine go through my sobbing and incoherent speech at times)

I remember asking for change during 2009.. Haha I was saying, time for change.
I was telling God, change me!
And God answers prayers, oh yes he does.
I got change and it swept me off my feet.
Not in the romantic way but more of the abrupt let's go now! kinda thing.
I didn't what to do. I ran from commitments. I hid in my comfort zone, stayed where I knew was safe and warm. I didn't want to start all over.. I'd rather get tired with other things like my internship and all. It was kinda tough to be battling in my heart and mind. My heart was like, trust God and obey. My mind was like I'm tired, I tried, it doesn't work, I shall focus on work.

Gosh I struggled with that for what seems like the longest time.
Why go to some place I was obviously having a hard time with when I can escape from it all?
It seemed like my love pipe was blocked and I couldn't love right anymore.
So many insecurities and too much fear clogged up that pipe.

Took a while and a harsh wake-up call on changing ministries that shook me up.
Prayed about it for the longest time, talked to the right people and finally decided to face things and just go ahead and continue and not give up anymore.
So glad I stuck to the decision.

Soon after, things started getting better. It's true, what affects you spiritually is how you'll be like on the outside. I was all miserable for the first half of the year but after I had that breakthrough, I was truly free and happy and people saw the change.
I remember Mel commenting that something's changed and I looked happier and she's right, something changed and I am happier.

I also learnt about giving from the people around me who give so endlessly. They really are a huge motivation to me. I learnt so much from my parents as well. Learnt how to really talk to them and seek their advices when I'm confused, got to spend quality time with them too and really laughed with them. It's an inside joke thing that I always laugh non-stop during dinner with my family because joy can't be contained and I just burst in embarrassing bouts of laugher each time. Like for 15 mins, I'll be laughing and then okay continue with dinner. Haha. Some of you are judging me now >:

I also learnt how to be a better sis to not just my brothers but my new sisters in Christ! I learnt how to be a better friend. I discovered that one must be happy first if not being in a relationship won't change things. I discovered a lot of people getting attached and my growing worry of not being attached. Then I learnt how to calm down and wait for things in its own time according to God's plans. And remembered that God doesn't really find a partner for you. Learnt how to calm myself again by not thinking about getting married too soon. Learnt from that the guys in church are outnumbered by girls (ratio of girls to guys 2:1) from my mommy dearest who encouraged me to make the first move if I find someone I like. Learnt how to deal with thoughts like 'what if he doesnt like me' or 'what if he ignores me' and learnt how to guard my heart. (No, I did not make any first move on anyone in the end haha)

I also widened my knowledge and experience of the world and got to know a lot more things through internships and opportunities and all- thankful for every eye-opener; the good and bad.

I came in 2010 not knowing what I want..
I came out of 2010 knowing where I want to head to.
Good bye 2010, and thank you for making me stronger.